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4/07/2022
10 Most Important Property and Building Laws You Need to Know as a Builder

10 Most Important Property and Building Laws You Need to Know as a Builder

Thinking of entering the construction game or upskilling from a trade? To become a builder, you’ll need to become an expert in your local building laws.
Here we take you through the 10 most important building laws and regulation you need to know to do your work safely and run a successful building business.

23/05/2022
Why You Should Be Certified as a Tradie

Why You Should Be Certified as a Tradie

Starting your career in a trade is very much about hands-on, on-the-job learning. In other words, you can learn a lot simply by doing the job. So why should anyone go to TAFE to get certified as a tradie?

In this article, we discuss the enormous benefits to getting a trade qualification certificate in Australia. By doing building and construction certificates, you learn in a structured way, cover all the bases, and qualify for important licences and registrations. We also talk about how experienced tradies can get certified without having to study full time through a little something called recognition of prior learning. Read on to find out why you should be certified as a tradie.

12/05/2022
What You Need to Know About the Changes to Builder Registration and Licensing

What You Need to Know About the Changes to Builder Registration and Licensing

The Victorian Government made some changes to the Building Act 1993. They are calling these changes the Building Amendment (Registration of Building Trades and Other Matters) Act 2018. The aim is to ensure certain trades practitioners have licencing and registration. Certain building work will also need licences or registrations.